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Greetings Redeemer Family! 

This page is intended to guide through our various opportunities for worship and opportunties to connect for the week of Monday March 23 through Sunday March 29. We will update this page every week until it is no longer needed. 

Mid-week Happenings: 

1. Monday, Wednesday, Friday prayer and bible study- We have been connecting as a body via Facebook Live every Monday, Wednesday, Friday from Noon until 12:30. We are walking little by little through the book of 1 Peter and then we have an interactive time to pray and share prayer needs. This has been an INCREDIBLE BLESSING so far and we encourage you to check it out if you have the chance. 

You can get to the Facebook Page and access Facebook Live by clicking HERE

2. Community Groups have been meeting virtually via Zoom. If you are in a community group and have not yet been sent an invitation please connect with your community group leader to make sure that you are on the email list.

If you are not yet in a community group but would like to be a part of one you can learn more about that by clicking HERE

3. Redeemer Youth- Redeemer Youth ministry has been finding all sorts of creative ways to stay connected. They have a virtual game night on Tuesday nights are going to be a Youth Group discussion time via Zoom on Thursdays and are having some other fun ways to keep the teens interacting. It's been cool to see.

If you have any questions or want to get in on the the upcoming opportunities click HERE

4. Redeemer Recovery has also gone virtual. We realize that those who struggle through addictions need to remain connected to others who identify with that struggle during this time. We would love to do all we can to help out those struggling with addictions. 

If you have any questions or want to get involved with an upcoming recovery meeting, click HERE

5. For this Sunday, March 29, we are going to have as full of a virtual service as we are able to do. You can read more about how to connect with that below

Sunday Worship 

To prepare for the service:

  • Pull up Redeemer's Facebook Page to participate in live worship and prayer by clicking HERE. (You do not need a Facebook account to utilize Facebook Live)
  • We are also streaming the conversation via YouTube live stream which can be found HERE
  • Please feel free to comment on the live stream on either platform. This helps promote community in a time when we are so disconnected. Also PLEASE share any needs or prayer requests
  • We have divided up the elders along with their families and they will be praying for any expressed prayer needs for the various people who connect via YouTube or Facebook Live for the duration of the service. 
  • Gather some grape juice or wine and some bread if you desire to share together in communion 
  • Scroll down to see the worship lyrics
  • You can either follow along in your Bibles or you can click on this morning's text HERE

Order of service

1. Singing some songs of praise- Worship will be live broadcast from Facebook live. To access the Facebook live stream click HERE. Scroll down for the lyrics if you'd like to sing along. They will also be posted in the Facebook live stream. The songs we will be singing in order of service are:  

  • One Thing Remains 
  • No Condemnation 
  • Look What God Has Done 
  • Jesus is Better

2. We will have a time during the stream where we will actually pause for prayer. If you are in need of prayer at this present momet, please click HERE to email your prayer request and the elders will be praying for you, or you can type them into the Facebook Live stream or YouTube stream and we will have a team of people praying for you during the worship service.  

3. We are going to take a moment on the stream to pause as a family to discuss what we have been getting out of the Scriptures. Please feel free to turn us down and do the same in your own household or feel free to join along with us. 

4. We encourage you to worship the Lord through your tithes and offerings by giving online. It's really simple to navigate if you've never tried it. Just click HERE

If you are in need of financial assistance we encourage you to share that need with our benevolence team by clicking HERE

5. We will worship the Lord together in a time of offering, prayer and a short word of encouragement prior to the message.  We will also be sharing some announcements and opportunities for us as a church. Some of those announcements are:  

  • Explain the Week-long worship link
  • Resources to Engage the Children. Click HERE
  • New Testament in 40 Days reading plan. Click HERE
  • Virtual community groups
  • Encouragement to give
  • Encouragment to safely engage your neighbor. Resource available HERE

6. Pastor Eric will be preaching on 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 in a message called "You Are Not Your Own, You've Been Bought With a Price". You can pull up the Scripture HERE

7. We will be setting aside a few minutes to take communion together as a family. You are welcome to join with us and we will lead you through partaking together or feel free to partake along with your household. 

8. We are going to close in a final song of worship and during that time all of our prayer partners are still available. Please, send in your prayer needs for this time and we will be praying for them during the cast and also after. 

9. To close the service, I (Pastor Eric) will be walking you through the Community Group questions. Somes groups have chosen to use these at this time while others have not. No pressure. If they are a solid resource then use them. If not, don't sweat it- but either way are still good questions to ask of our own selves following the time of worship. 

10. Community Group Questions

1. What does it mean to view our lives "as our own" (1 Corinthians 6:12-18)? 

2. What are the things that people most often associate with being "their own"? 

3. What are the areas where you most struggle with seeing things as "your own"? 

4. What does it truly mean-like if we were honest and let these words sink to the level that they were intended- for our life to NOT be our own? 

5. Why does Paul ground his logic about being "not our own" with the fact that we've been bought with a price? What's the connection? 

6. Paul's conclusion to Premise A "we are not our own" and premise B "we have been bought with a price" is "to glorify God in our mortal members".  Why is this the only responsible conclusion? 

7. What are the local and far reaching missional implications of understanding as a community (Redeemer Fellowship of Toms River) that we are not our own and have been bought with a price? 

 a. What does it look like for us as a church to "then glorify God in our mortal           members"? 

 b. What does it look like for you as an individual and how can we as your community of   faith, help hold you accountable to walk in it? 

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Sunday Morning Worship Lyrics

One Thing Remains:

 Higher than the mountains that I face
Stronger than the power of the grave
Constant through the trial and the change
One thing remains,
Yes, one thing remains.

Your love never fails,
It never gives up
It never runs out on me

Because on and on, and on, and on it goes
Before it overwhelms and satisfies my soul
And I never ever have to be afraid
One thing remains
So, this one thing remains.

Your love never fails,
It never gives up
It never runs out on me


In death, in life I'm confident and covered by the power of Your great love
My debt is paid.
There's nothing that can separate my heart from Your great love...

No Condemnation

There is no Condemnation
For those in Christ Jesus
By His blood
I have been made free
There is no Condemnation
For those in Christ Jesus
By His blood
I have been redeemed

Because of His forgiveness I donʼt have live with
Shame anymore because of His Redemption
No more condemnation
Thereʼs no more
Christ who died raised to life
Made a way for me, thereʼs no depth
Thereʼs no height
That can separate me from his love

There is no Condemnation
For those in Christ Jesus
By His blood
I have been made free
There is no Condemnation
For those in Christ Jesus
By His blood
I have been redeemed

Look What God Has Done 

Look what God has done
He redeemed us with His blood
We were lost and dead in sin
He came for us

Look what God has done
He adopted us in love
We were orphans without hope
Now His children

Who are we that He would save us?
Who are we that He would send us?

To God be glory, through Christ our Savior's church
Through all generations
To God be glory, through Christ our Savior’s work
Forever and ever

Look what God has done
Through His sacrifice, we're one
Sinner unified by grace, bound together

Look what God has done
By His spirit, through His son
By the power of His hand, He is sending

Lift your hands and praise Him
See His great companion, see mercy for us
Raise your voice and thank Him
See the church He's building, see the lost He's saving

Look at Jesus Christ
He redeems His precious bride
By His costly sacrifice, we're invited

See the wisdom of His ways
In the mystery of grace
Every age and every race, we're united

Lift your hands and praise Him
See His great companion, see mercy for us
Raise your voice and thank Him
See the church He's building, see the lost He’s saving

 

Jesus is Better 


There is no other, so sure and steady
My hope is held in Your hand
When castles crumble, and breath is fleeting
Upon this Rock I will stand
Upon this Rock I will stand

Glory, glory, we have no other king
But Jesus, Lord of all
We raise the anthem, our loudest praises ring
We crown Him Lord of all

Your kindly rule has shattered and broken
The curse of sin's tyranny
My life is hidden 'neath Heaven's shadow
Your crimson flood covers me
Your crimson flood covers me
Your crimson flood covers me


In all my sorrows, Jesus is better
Make my heart believe
In every vict'ry, Jesus is better
Make my heart believe
Than any comfort, Jesus is better
Make my heart believe
More than all riches, Jesus is better
Make my heart believe
Our souls declaring, Jesus is better
Make my heart believe
Our song eternal, Jesus is better
Make my heart believe

Glory, glory, we have no other king
But Jesus Lord of all
Glory, glory, we have no other king
But Jesus, Lord of all
We raise the anthem, our loudest praises ring
We crown Him Lord of all
We crown Him Lord of all